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Government of Goa gives top priority to tourism: Governor

Addressing the newly elected government in Goa, Governor P. S. Sreedharan Pillai said the state government has given top priority to the tourism sector and is promoting various tourism-related verticals and working towards providing quality infrastructure for the tourists visiting the coastal state, reports IANS.

“Tourism is one of the backbones of the state economy. More than 20 per cent of the population depends directly (and) indirectly on tourism and allied activities. ‘God’s Own Abode’ – Goa is known worldwide as the best and safest tourist destination for its clean beaches, ancient temples, churches, rich heritage, hospitality, rich diversified culture and its beauty,” Pillai said in his address.

“My government has given top priority to the tourism sector in order to promote health tourism, hinterland tourism, medical tourism, adventure tourism, eco-tourism, heritage tourism, spiritual tourism and provide best quality infrastructure for the tourists visiting our State,” he also said.


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